The Woodward News


  • Vicky Rene Baker

    Vicky Rene Baker, 49 year old resident of Fargo, Oklahoma, passed from this life on June 14, 2014 at her home in Fargo. She was born January 27, 1965, to Eugene and Lucy (Bell) Shepherd in Woodward, Oklahoma. She attended school at the Shattuck Christian Academy from 1970 to 1980. Vicky attended South Western Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Oklahoma from 1990 to 1994 and then attended High Plains Technology Center in Woodward, Oklahoma from 2000 to 2001. Vicky then worked as nurse with the long term care program.

    June 23, 2014

  • dvd 028.jpg Terry Lee Crowder

    Terry Lee Crowder, 59 year old Watonga, OK resident went to be with his Lord on June 11, 2014 near Gage, OK. He was born July 6, 1954 at Woodward, OK to James and Leaun Crowder.

    June 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • dvd 026.jpg Marie Claudine Burba Moss

    Marie Claudine Burba Moss was born on June 6, 1925 in Bloomfield, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of Benjamin August “Jack” and Rosie Bell Gee Burba. Marie lived in the Bloomfield Community and attended school at Bloomfield through the eighth grade and later Camargo High School. She passed from this life on June 11, 2014.

    June 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Douglas E. Wilson

    Douglas E. Wilson,70, passed away in his sleep June 5th at San Diego. He was the son Robert and Pauline residents  of Woodward starting in 1960. He joined the Navy in 1960.

    June 12, 2014

  • grandpa bob.jpg Bob R. Highfill

    Bob R. Highfill was born April 29, 1931 to Bennett and Irene (Miller) Highfill in Friona, Texas. Bob first attended school at Freezeout, a country school north of Mooreland before attending Freedom and Mooreland Schools.

    June 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Raymond Handley Raymond Handley

    Raymond (Ray) Handley, 90 died Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal, KS.

    He was born October 13, 1923 at Woodward, OK, the son of August and Florence (Casey) Handley.

    He married Frances Flack November 25, 1977 at Clayton, NM. She survives.

    June 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • David Best David Best

    David Best, 64 year old Woodward resident went to be with his Lord on June 6, 2014 in Woodward.  Graveside funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, June 7, 2014 in Elmwood Cemetery with Reverend Jesse Johnson officiating. Interment will follow with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    June 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Max Harrell

    Max Harrell, 75 year old Springfield, Oregon and Gage, Oklahoma resident, died Saturday May 31, 2014 at his home in Gage. A private family burial will be held with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    June 4, 2014

  • dvd 002.jpg James Albert Stubbs

    James Albert Stubbs, Sr., 74 year old from Mooreland, OK, passed from this life on May 26, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. James had endured a lengthy battle with lung cancer.

    June 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • HighfillAlvinpic.jpg Alvin Highfill

    Alvin Highfill 86 year old Woodward resident died Monday, May 26, 2014 in Woodward. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, May 29, 2014 in the First Baptist Church of Woodward with Dr. Guy McGraw officiating. Interment will follow in the Mooreland Cemetery with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    June 3, 2014 1 Photo